Rebecca is a paleontologist researching dinosaurs and other prehistoric animals from Nevada. She is passionate connecting others to science and utilizes paleontology to engage and excite others with the common fascination, curiosity, and interest in fossils. Her current research projects include identifying a new species of Hadrosaur (duck-bill) dinosaur from the Valley of Fire State Park, and the oldest vertebrate Triassic trackways in Nevada from Lake Mead National Recreation Area. Rebecca grew up Wisconsin and has called Nevada home for the past 13 years. She wants to expand Nevada’s paleontological research along with fun, exciting science education to the communities around Nevada